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Anatomical diagram of the bones of the right and left hand, forearm, and elbow
Arm Bones--anatomy & histology
Hand Bones--anatomy & histology
Elbow Joint--anatomy & histology
Copperplate engraving--Cf. Choulant, L. Anatomic illustration, p. 331.
Right forearm and hand in supine anterior position (fig. 1), left forearm and hand in semipronate position (fig. 2). Accompanying text identifies the bones in the arm and the position of the hands.
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Original image in: Del Medico, Giuseppe. Anatomia per uso dei pittori e scultori (Rome : Presso Vincenzo Poggioli, 1811). Lewis Z 112 (Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia)
Published in 1811, Giuseppe del Medico's Anatomia per uso dei pittori e scultori is a manual of anatomy for artists. The work contains 38 copperplates, some of which were printed in multiple colors.
Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
1 print : copperplate engraving
35 x 23 cm
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